Tags: natural disasters

Exhibition on natural disasters in Hanoi

Exhibition on natural disasters in Hanoi

VOV.VN - An exhibition “Living with natural disasters – stories of women” opened on March 7 at the Vietnam Women’s Museum to mark International Women’s Day (March 8).

National efforts tackling natural disasters scrutinised

National efforts tackling natural disasters scrutinised

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai presided over an online conference on March 28, reviewing the outcomes of natural disasters prevention and search and rescue efforts nationwide in 2014 and initiating 2015’s tasks.

ASEAN volunteers support locals in Thue Thien-Hue

The ASEAN Young Professionals Volunteer Corps organised a volunteer programme to support community in Hai Duong commune, Huong Tra town, central Thua Thien-Hue province from November 23-December 5.

PM approves advance investment for evacuation projects

PM approves advance investment for evacuation projects

The Prime Minister (PM) has approved an advance of VND239 billion (US$11.1 million) from the state budget for the implementation of projects on evacuating residents from areas vulnerable to natural disasters in 2014.

Rising sea levels threaten central region's coastline

Rising sea levels threaten central region's coastline

Rising sea levels over the last decade caused the disappearance of many beautiful beaches and protected forests in central Quang Nam province and are now encroaching on coastal residential areas in Nui Thanh district and Hoi An City.

Danang hosts Expanded ASEAN Maritime Forum

Danang hosts Expanded ASEAN Maritime Forum

(VOV) -The 3rd Expanded ASEAN Maritime Forum (AMF-3) opened in the coastal city of Danang on August 28, examining 20 years of implementing the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) in the region.

USAID assists Vietnam in climate change adaptation

USAID assists Vietnam in climate change adaptation

(VOV) -The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has pledged to provide Vietnam with one of the latest state-of-the-art technical tools, aimed at assisting Vietnam best adapt and cope with climate change.

Nghe An supports offshore fishermen

The central province of Nghe An is taking many measures benefitting its offshore fishermen, in order to make them feel secure when conducting operations at sea.

Don’t let energy ambition burn itself

Don’t let energy ambition burn itself

(VOV) - With its unilateral deployment of a giant oil drilling rig in Vietnam’s East Sea waters, China has defied international law and caused sovereign disputes with a number of regional countries, in an attempt to fulfil its energy ambition.

Foreign NGOs fund nearly VND75 billion to Dong Thap

Foreign NGOs fund nearly VND75 billion to Dong Thap

(VOV) -Foreign non-governmental organizations have donated nearly VND75 billion to Dong Thap province over the past three years to implement a number of projects on education, health, poverty alleviation and charitable activities.